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perfume

per·fume

perfume

 
 
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
pronunciation: puhr fyum [or] pr fyum
definition 1: a substance, esp. a liquid, made from flowers or synthetically, that is worn on the body to give it a pleasant smell.
 
synonyms:
essence, scent, toilet water
similar words:
attar, balm, cologne, eau de Cologne
definition 2: a pleasant, usu. sweet odor.
the perfume of rose petals
synonyms:
bouquet, fragrance, incense, scent
similar words:
aroma, odor, smell
 
part of speech: transitive verb
pronunciation: pr fyum
inflections: perfumed, perfumes, perfuming
definition 1: to give a sweet or pleasing odor to.
The flowers perfumed the air.
synonyms:
scent
similar words:
aromatize, sweeten
definition 2: to apply scent or perfume to.
She perfumes her stationery.
similar words:
scent
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